Sparky's Electrical Blog

Are You Sure All Your Electrical Equipment Is Fit for Purpose?

Are you a production or maintenance manager in a large industrial facility? If so, you may be responsible for uptime and making sure that each item of equipment is online when called for, as you chase maximum productivity. Yet is all your focus on the individual machines themselves without any attention to the ultimate power source? Are you sure that your electrical installations are fit for the purpose and, more importantly, safe? Read More 

3 Steps To Prepare Your Home For CCTV Camera Installation

Thieves attempt to break in for all sorts of items—from keys and mobiles to cash and jewellery. That's why getting a CCTV camera installed in your home can go a long way in increasing security for you and your family. In most cases, burglars will bypass a home with security cameras for fear of getting caught, so they not only shed light on issues around the home but they also serve as a deterrent. Read More 

DIY Electrical Repairs and Maintenance: 3 Potential Problems

In the past few decades, DIY repairs around the home have become an increasingly common choice among many Australian homeowners. However, while applying a lick of paint to the outside of your home or building a garden shed may be within your capabilities, some jobs are better left to professional contractors. One of these jobs is maintaining and repairing the electrical system in your home. Below is a guide to 3 potential problems which can arise if you attempt to perform DIY electrical work on your home. Read More 

4 Reasons Why LED Lighting Is A Smart Choice For An Energy Efficient Home

With the ever-increasing cost of electricity and the increased understanding of sustainable living practices, many Australian homeowners are taking steps to reduce their home's electricity consumption. One of the best ways to do this is to install energy efficient lighting in your home. Lighting is responsible for a large amount of a home's energy consumption. Changing your standard lighting over to highly efficient LED lighting is an effective way to reduce energy consumption and reduce your electricity bills. Read More 

3 Beautiful And Modern Lighting Ideas For Your Home

Lighting plays an important part in creating the desired look in your home. The quality and amount of light is important and can make a room feel cosier, warmer and more inviting if used correctly. Lighting is also a decorative feature and can provide a room with a sculptural element which helps to define the style and mood of the room. If you're considering new lighting for your home, then here are three beautiful and modern lighting ideas that may be the perfect choice. Read More